Special thanks to all those who are joining in the Game Score Game fun today! Below is the completed game board. Simply check your ticket(s) for your Row and Seat… this indicates your corresponding space on the board (i.e. Row G, Seat 3 is space G-3 and if the score in any quarter ends with the Broncos having a 3 or 13 or 23, etc and the Panthers having a 0, 10, 20, etc – YOU WIN) . Good luck and enjoy the big game!
Greetings – As many of you know, for five years Generation Give has hosted a “Super Celebration” fundraiser on Super Bowl Sunday. The events have generated nearly $100,000 for local, national and worldwide causes with 100% of all donations passed on to recipients!
This year, we are sponsoring an on-line version of Super Celebration (see attached), where you and your friends can play the “Game Score Game” and win $$$ while donating to very worthy causes. The Game Score Game is similar to “football pools” except that 100% of your square purchase/donation goes to partner charities and Generation Give provides all the prize pay-outs!
Orange County charities are winners at annual Super Bowl party
Mission Viejo – Four local charities were the beneficiaries of an annual Super Bowl party that was hosted by Generation Give and held at the Mission Viejo Country Club. More than 220 people attended the Super Celebration V game-viewing event which raised about $25,000 for the nonprofits.
Generation Give is based in Mission Viejo and supports children’s education, feeding the hungry and relieving the suffering from disease. Its philosophy is “Global causes – local impact.” They identify and work with organizations that make a meaningful difference in a specific community.
Other benefitting charities were South County Outreach, California Parkinson’s Group and Girls Support Network. This is the fifth year that Generation Give has held the event which featured a silent auction and music by Texas Flud. It is one of the organization’s Charity Championship Sunday events.
South County Outreach works to prevent hunger and homelessness by providing emergency food through its food pantry, a transitional housing program, workforce training in its computer learning lab, clothing from its Upscale Resale thrift store, utility and rental assistance. Last year the Irvine-based nonprofit provided more than 52,000 services helping up to 3,000 people a month. For more information, visit www.sco-oc.org.
California Parkinson’s Group was formed to offer support and collaboration among individuals and families living with Young Onset Parkinson’s Disease in Orange County through dialog, education and involvement in the medical research community. The charity is based in Irvine. For more information, visit www.calparkinsons.org.
The goal of Girls Support Network is to engage, enlighten, and empower middle school girls to become the best that they can be during this transitional time in their lives. By meeting together monthly and addressing important issues, we help build strong girls who makesmart choices and thrive during adolescence and beyond. For more information, visit www.girlssupportnetwork.org.
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Glenn Schmitt took the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge today! Glenn challenged friends, family, and followers to make a donation in the name of ALS using the PayPal link below and these donations will be matched by Generation Give up to $1000 max!
Fourth Annual Event Held during the Big Game Raises Nearly $25,000 for Local Orange County Charities
Generation Give, an Orange County based nonprofit organization that supports charities focused on children’s education, feeding the hungry and relieving suffering from disease, hosted its fourth annual “Super Celebration” during the Big Game last Sunday. Held at the Mission Viejo Country Club, the event raised nearly $25,000 for four local Orange County nonprofits. Generation Give’s board members and volunteers welcomed a fun, boisterous crowd of 200 attendees and promoted four charities that are making a difference in the communities they serve.
The Super Celebration included food, drinks and live music along with the Big Game shown on 80” HD flat screens throughout the country club. Exciting opportunity drawings along with “instant” and silent auctions were held with great prizes such as golf packages, fine wine, fun getaway trips, sports tickets, jewelry, original art and more. Generation Give covered the entire cost of the event as part of its goal to ensure that all donations go directly to work for the intended charities. 100% of the funds raised on Sunday were donated to support South County Outreach, California Parkinson’s Group, Mission Within Reach and Generation Give.
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Generation Give is proud to support Lightsabers of Love, a team participating in the Course of The Force relay event this July. Gen Give is matching donations raised by the team and the money goes to an awesome cause – the Make A Wish Foundation.
Make a donation or learn more by visiting the team page, here.
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Super Celebration III was a success! From the SMART Jazz Execs band to the $1000 50/50 grand prize drawing – everyone had a great time. Over 200 guests were present to enjoy the game on our 80″ TV’s and support South County Outreach, SMART Foundation, and the California Parkinson’s Group. Super Celebration is Generation Give’s signature event and we look forward to sharing the “Big Game” with you next year! Read more about it in the OC Register article: http://www.ocregister.com/news/generation-492836-county-group.html
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Generation Give and South County Outreach partnered to throw a super-fun Tacky Tiki party at the Mission Viejo Country Club on August 9th. The Tacky Tiki Party with mai tais, tacky wear, aloha music, tropical delights, a silent auction and prizes grossed $13,000 for the families SCO serves. Thank you to our guests, sponsors and donors who made the evening possible and congratulations to the Jordan family, our $2,500 Tropical Dream Vacation Opportunity Drawing Winners!
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Mary Ann just wrote: “Thank you Generation Give for challenging me with a Walk “matching grant” of $1,250.00. Together, WE generated $4,770.00 for CROP! A record breaker for me and I’ve walked many, many CROP walks over the years. Thank you so much for your concern for others and your generosity.”
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